About Us

Our mission is to transform communities through the building of quality spaces and productive people. Square Peg Development is a social enterprise and we exist not only to be profitable but also to create positive social change. We are a young and dynamic team that is growing rapidly. Learn more at SquarePegSeattle.com


Position Overview

The Bookkeeper plays a vital role in the company through tracking, documenting, and entering financial transactions into QuickBooks. The Bookkeeper reports directly to the CFO and works closely with the Square Peg Accountant.


Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pay supplier invoices in a timely manner
  • Take all reasonable discounts on supplier invoices
  • Pay any debt as it comes due for payment
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Issue invoices to customers
  • Collect sales taxes from customers and remit them to the government
  • Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
  • Record cash/debit receipts
  • Conduct a weekly reconciliation of every bank account
  • Issue financial statements
  • Execute payroll every two weeks
  • Provide information to the external accountant who creates the company’s financial statements
  • Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested
  • Tag and monitor fixed assets

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or equivalent business experience
  • Strong knowledge base of bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a bookkeeping or accounting data entry position
  • High proficiency with QuickBooks accounting software (required)
  • Experience in the construction industry (preferred)
  • Advanced level of abilities in Excel
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test

Personal Characteristics

  • You are thoroughly committed to Square Peg’s mission and the success of the enterprise
  • You are honest, transparent and show a high level of ethics and integrity
  • Detail oriented, meticulous, and diligent
  • Highly organized and process oriented
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to high quality work outputs
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people and personalities
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing tasks and priorities

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